How To Cancel MoWT / URA Motor Vehicle / Logbook Caveat [Third Party Endorsement By Banks and Others..]

This guide is on how to cancel and remove a caveat from a car logbook in Uganda through the URA and MoWT office in order to transfer ownership just in case. In order to uncaveat any Third party endorsement by for example a Bank or any other party from your motor vehicle, you need to follow a few simple guidelines as shown in this post. Remember, one can’t process a transfer or make an alteration while the caveat still exists regardless of whether you cleared and have the letter at hand.

Third Party Endorsement and or caveats are restrictions which are imposed on a particle asset or assets eg Motor vehicles, motor cycles, registration books, land titles, buildings, logbooks, machines and etc in that the owner is not supposed to do anything beyond the limitations and which is always agreed on at the time of agreement.

And in order to remove such restrictions, certain steps and procedures as seen in this guide are a must to be followed, and or have to be followed if at all one is willing and ready to go about the Cancellation of Third Party Endorsement or caveats. This guide is covers how to cancel URA motor vehicle / logbook caveat / restrictions.

Requirements for Cancellation of Third Party Endorsement / Caveat

  • Caveat release letter
  • Stamp duty payment proof
  • Bar code certificate
  • Caveat cancellation payment
  • Copy of Document to remove caveat (logbook)
  • ID copy of owner

Steps to remove / cancel vehicle caveat / third party endorsement

  • Visit the Third Party you who has endorsed the caveat in your motor vehicle logbook e.g a Bank in case you used your logbook to borrow money eg from Centenary bank, DFCU bank, Stanbic bank, Bank of Baroda, Equity bank and etc.
  • Clear everything as agreed on the initial agreement. As for the motor vehicle logbook caveat or third party endorsement waiving or cancellation or removal letters.
  • Visit URA Kampala Road service center which is located inside Diamond Trust Bank Uganda branch on Kampala road just after Entebbe road intersection. Go to any URA table and get assessment for Stamp duty. You can alternatively visit URA Tower in Nakawa or even generate the assessment by visiting the URA website and declaring the stamp duty instrument online..
  • Pay all required monies and get a receipt. You can also use services like Quickteller, Swapp or even Payway and mobile money to clear the payment.
  • Proceed to URA counter and ask for the Stamp duty certificate, which should be attached on the Original document for Caveat cancellation eg the letter which the bank gave you.
  • Attach both the copy of the car logbook, the original waiving document, and receipts. Proceed to Ministry of Works Motor Vehicle Nakawa licensing section and hand in the above documents. You should wait until you are issued with the cancellation assessment which you should take the bank and make a payment.
  • Go to the bank and make the assessment payment and return to URA licensing office and submit all the attachment and documents as mentioned above.

You will be told how long it will take for the third party endorsement to be waived or removed and you will be able to process whatever you want e.g a vehicle transfer. Just in case you are stranded, don’t hesitate to call 0752009001 and get a processional express service.

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